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Nature volume 114, page 72 (12 July 1924) | Download Citation



July 6, 1663. Dr. Wilkins undertook to engage Dr. Power to make that magnetical experiment here, which he had made in the country, according to his written account sent to Dr. Croune for the society, viz., of altering the polarity of a heated and cooled iron, by repercussing the two ends, and of destroying all the magnetism thereof, by striking such an iron in the middle.

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